Venture outside to create welcoming spaces for birds, or stay in and refresh your home with simple projects.

It’s a good weekend to plant a tree (Arbor Day is April 27), share a poem (Poem in Your Pocket Day is April 26) and welcome hummingbirds as they begin to return to their northern ranges. Whether spring is in full bloom where you are or still just a whisper, these cheer-you-up ideas are sure to help you move into a springlike head space.